Nostalgic memories of Ton Pentre's local history

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For well over 10 years now, we've been inviting visitors to our web site to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was when the photographs in our archive were taken. From brief one-liners explaining a little bit more about the image depicted, to great, in-depth accounts of a childhood when things were rather different than today (and everything inbetween!). We've had many contributors recognising themselves or loved ones in our photographs. Why not add your memory today and become part of our Memories Community to help others in the future delve back into their past.

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It was a very nice post office modern in style a large post office with a sorting post office at the back i used to walk past the post office to school in the morning and back home in the afternoon. To Ton boys junior school. the building on the far right was the Windsor Hotel so called Hotel which it was not the bus used to (...Read full memory)

I lived not very far from Gelli Park and used to play on the swings and roundabout and watch the men and women play bowls on the bowling lawns many years ago... sometimes with my father in the late early 1950's into the 60's, before we moved away to live. I was born in 1943. Brings back memories.

That's me on the bike, my wife said it was 1963 but in fact it was 1962, early summer. At that time I was using my step-father's surname of Price. The policeman standing outside the post office was Sgt Brown.

This photo was taken in 1963, my husband was the boy on the bike. He said that it was taken on a Saturday afternoon. The chapel on the right of this view has now been demolished.